Title Nigeria: 1. Are there any reports of ritualised killings/murder in Enugu state, Nigeria? If so, who carries out the practice and for what reason(s)? Are there any reports of village councils and/or village kings ("igwe") implicated in such practices? 2. Is there any information about Christians, or Christian groups being discriminated against or harmed by people who practice "black magic" / "juju"? in Enugu State? 3. Do the police or authorities investigate ritual killings (or violence associated with traditional practices)? Is there state protection for those who fear being a victim of such harm?
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 4 May 2009
Country Nigeria
Topics Christian | Communal conflict / Social conflict | Harmful traditional practices | Police
Citation / Document Symbol NGA34830
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, Nigeria: 1. Are there any reports of ritualised killings/murder in Enugu state, Nigeria? If so, who carries out the practice and for what reason(s)? Are there any reports of village councils and/or village kings ("igwe") implicated in such practices? 2. Is there any information about Christians, or Christian groups being discriminated against or harmed by people who practice "black magic" / "juju"? in Enugu State? 3. Do the police or authorities investigate ritual killings (or violence associated with traditional practices)? Is there state protection for those who fear being a victim of such harm?, 4 May 2009, NGA34830, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4b6fe2bad.html [accessed 22 August 2014]
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